Books of the Year 2018

Hello friends! So many of you have been doing your Books of the Year that I thought I'd join in! These are my top 6 (couldn't quite get it down to a round 5) reads, in no particular order. They are all books I've read this year, but they aren't necessarily published this year. Death… Continue reading Books of the Year 2018

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It’s a wrap! 2018 Goals complete!

Hello friends! I'm delighted to say I have (mostly) completed the challenges I set myself - here's a quick reminder and wrap up. Goodreads I read 30,700 pages across 106 books. Shortest book was 57 pages, longest 544. I don't count books that I don't finish. Mount TBR I successfully read 24 books from my TBR pile. 2018 Reading Challenge… Continue reading It’s a wrap! 2018 Goals complete!

Urbane Books Extravaganza Blog Tour: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, by Gina Kirkham @UrbaneBooks #LoveBooksGroupTours

Hello friends! Today is my final Blog Tour of the year - a second stop on the Urbane Books Extravaganza! I have an extract to share from "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot", by Gina Kirkham. About the book: The laughter continues to flow in Gina Kirkham's brilliant sequel to the wonderful Handcuffs, Truncheon and a Polyester Thong. Our… Continue reading Urbane Books Extravaganza Blog Tour: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, by Gina Kirkham @UrbaneBooks #LoveBooksGroupTours

Reading Challenge sign up (Part 3): Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge #NGEW2019

Hello friends! For my last post today, I'm signing up to the Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge (although I don't actually use Edelweiss). The idea behind this challenge is to help with overwhelming numbers of unread Advanced Reading Copies (ARCs) and to get back up towards the desired 80% feedback rating. You can sign up here.… Continue reading Reading Challenge sign up (Part 3): Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge #NGEW2019

Reading Challenge sign up (Part 2): The VIRTUAL Mount TBR Challenge

Hello friends! Next up, I'm signing up to The VIRTUAL Mount TBR Challenge. This is a new challenge this year, and you can sign up here. Essentially, it's the same set up as Mount TBR. The difference is it's for books you don't physically own, for example books from the library. I'm always being loaned books… Continue reading Reading Challenge sign up (Part 2): The VIRTUAL Mount TBR Challenge

Reading Challenge sign up (Part 1): Mount TBR

Hello friends! Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas! 3 admin style posts for today. I'm putting together a reading journal for this year, and 3 of the challenges require sign ups, so I thought I'd do them today. I will of course do my usual post in January doing an overview of all the… Continue reading Reading Challenge sign up (Part 1): Mount TBR

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? and Merry Christmas from The Quiet Geordie!

Hello everyone! Before I do my weekly wrap up, I'd like to take a moment to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, and thank you all for supporting me this year. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? and Merry Christmas from The Quiet Geordie!

Blog Tour: Presumed Guilty, by Jane Isaac @JaneIsaacAuthor #damppebblesblogtours

Hello friends! Today I'm delighted to be sharing a review of "Presumed Guilty", by Jane Isaac. About the book: Accident or murder? The first victim – a prominent local councillor, killed in a hit and run ‒ could be either, but the next bodies leave no doubt. A twisted killer is at large. And he’s… Continue reading Blog Tour: Presumed Guilty, by Jane Isaac @JaneIsaacAuthor #damppebblesblogtours

Urbane Books Extravaganza Blog Tour: The Trouble Boys, by E.R. Fallon @UrbaneBooks #LoveBooksGroupTours

Hello friends! Welcome to the first of my 2 stops as part of Urbane's Extravaganza! I'm sharing an extract of "The Trouble Boys", by E.R. Fallon. About the book: The Trouble Boys is an historical crime novel about the Irish mob in New York City from the 1920s to the 1950s. The story opens in… Continue reading Urbane Books Extravaganza Blog Tour: The Trouble Boys, by E.R. Fallon @UrbaneBooks #LoveBooksGroupTours

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 17/12/18

Hello friends! It's Monday again - time for a weekly wrap up! It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly post to share what you recently finished reading, what you’re currently reading, and what you plan on reading next. This is a terrific meme that allows you to meet fellow bookworms and find new… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 17/12/18